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Local news and information for Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz

Environment Thu, Aug 26, 2010

Earthquake shakes Chiclana

AN earthquake rocked Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz) this morning at around 10.30hrs. According to the Institute of Seismology, the first of two quakes, in the south-west of the town, measured 3.3 on the Richter Scale....

Environment Mon, Dec 1, 2008

Huge pontoon comes to grief in storm

Hundreds of curious locals flocked to La Barrosa beach in Chiclana de la Frontera yesterday to see a massive floating drydock that ran aground last Saturday night. The 'Mar del Teide', which is 34.2m long and...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Feb 15, 2008

Mattress shop girl stabbed to death by mystery assailant

25 year old Dolores Amaya Ramírez was stabbed to death last night at the mattress shop where she worked in the centre of Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz). The incident occurred at around 8pm at the 'Casa de...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 19, 2006

One dead and nine injured in restaurant gas blast

A 23 year old woman and nine other people were injured, three seriously, in an explosion at a restaurant in Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz) yesterday lunchtime. It seems that the cause of the blast at the Four Winds...

Transport Fri, Oct 1, 2004

Drunk driver kills man he thought was a dog

Local Police officers have arrested a 41 year old man who knocked over and killed a 59 year old pedestrian at around 9pm last night then drove off, claiming that he thought "it was a dog." Passers-by who...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Sep 28, 2004

Elderly German tourist dies in Chiclana bathing tragedy

A 68 year old German tourist drowned yesterday while bathing with two friends near their hotel on Chiclana de la Frontera´s Sancti Petri tourist centre. According to emergency services, they received a call at around 1...

Crime/Incidents Mon, May 31, 2004

Bodies of young couple discovered in country house

Guardia Civil agents discovered the bodies of a young couple yesterday, apparently killed by gunshots. All theories point to murder on behalf of the 24-year old man followed by suicide. The bodies were discovered in a...